Samuel N. Addy – Director & Research Economist for the UA Center for Business & Economic Research
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Dr. Addy works with CBER’s economic research program and has directed and conducted economic impact studies for numerous public and private clients across Alabama. Other areas of emphasis include analysis of the state’s workforce, fiscal policy, natural resource and environmental issues and socioeconomic analysis for transportation and other development projects.
He has presented papers at international conferences, been published in numerous academic journals and is often quoted in local, national and international media.
Dr. Addy obtained a B.Sc. in metallurgical engineering from the University of Science and Technology in Ghana, his native country, an M.S. in mineral engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in mineral economics from the Pennsylvania State University. Before joining UA, he worked with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s program in arms control, disarmament and international security.
He obtained his U.S. citizenship in 2007 and is married with three children.